How Our Tiny House Enables Us to Live Big
We crossed another hurdle on our tiny house adventure this week…our first major event, Lily Grace’s 3rd birthday.…
The Circuitous Journey
Dietrich Bonhoeffer said this: “There is meaning in every journey that is unknown to the traveler.” How true that…
10 Things That Make Us Unhappy
Often we are looking for things to make us happy when we should be looking at the things that are making us unhappy.…
Smile - And the Whole World Smiles With You
Wow !! I have had a really great day ! Filled with eighteen hours of work, which is actually a lot of fun for me. In…
Six Ways to Refresh Your Resume
Develop a ready-to-go CV Be prepared to move quickly when you see an interesting vacancy advertised. Do your research…
Reach For Gratitude To Simplify Your Life
Caution! Life gets complicated. Stressful. Too many changes may cause you to slip. Here's something you can count on:…
Inspirational Articles (187)
The World is A Crazy Place
The world today moves very fast, don’t stop or it will pass you by or run right over you. You hear on the news about people being killed for one reason or another, people getting taken for everything they have because they believe what ever they were told is true.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jul 18, 2011  
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Plato And Our Selves
Psyche divided by Plato Plato thousands of years ago, when he divided man’s psyche in logikon (rational), thymikon (emotional) and epithymitikon (wishing) he assigned the head as center of logic, the sternum as the center of thymikon and the gut as the center of wishes. He also assigned the philosopher…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jun 03, 2011  
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I Believe In Me By Rahn Anthoni
Have you heard the song, "I Believe In Me" by gospel singer Rahn Anthoni? Well, if you truly want to learn how to believe in yourself, just take a listen to this song and you will literally be telling yourself, "I believe in me". You know, when you go through…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jun 29, 2011  
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Love And Approve
If you knew you could have most anything simply by affirming it in your mind; would you do it? I became aware of affirmations one day in the late 70’s when a friend drove me on a surprise outing from Huntington Beach to Palm Desert California on a lovely Sunday…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Sep 21, 2011  
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A Little Story About God And the Hooker
The other day I was praying to God to put me in situations that I can help others. I also had this insight since I was doing limo jobs in the city that even though its kind of grimy and often times I would rather flee quickly when I pass…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Sep 30, 2011  
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The Internal Energy Management
Internal Energy Management In three easy steps First step Understanding energy in our functional psyche Our Central Nervous System (or Psyche as we may call it for narrative easiness – as in the common compound words “psychiatrist,” “psychology,” etc) is an inner self-controlling system, with specific psyche centers: 1. Conscience…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   May 31, 2011  
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The Power Of Acknowledgement
There is a lot going on in the world today—many unhappy people.  And their voices are getting louder.  There are several reasons for this, not just one.  So, how do you solve such an epidemic?  Ask for world peace, oppress a group of individuals so the rest can live happily…no… …
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Oct 12, 2011  
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Authentic Rags to Riches Story.
Recently after surfing the web I learned about this unique rags to riches story. Being into personal development for 14 years now I've seen and heard my share of inspirational stories. Every once in a while though one comes along that sticks out more than the others. Bill Bartmann was…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Mar 03, 2011  
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Life is Not About Finding Yourself; Life is About Creating Yourself
When we think about our future, we usually start from our past and present. We try to imagine where is possible for us to go, where can lead us the road we are already embarked on. But it seems the life could be different. Doesn’t matter where we are now,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   May 27, 2011  
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LOVE LIFE. THE JOHN DEMARTINI BREAKTHROUGH EXPERIENCE
I recently had the opportunity to attend Dr John DeMartini’s Breakthrough Experience in Sydney. This was an extraordinary experience as he challenged my concept of reality. He stated that reality is what is realised by the senses but the senses generally do not perceive the whole. They are limited by…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jun 02, 2011  
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This One is Just For Fun
I love quotes and I use them often. My oldest daughter tells me she thinks I lecture her with quotes sometimes. Here is a selection of some of the ones I like most. Oh and I put my own twist on some of them. I had to change the language…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jul 28, 2011  
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Is Your Fear Holding You Back?
Hello and good day - I don't know about you but I need help to achieve my goals and change my future! The worst thing you can do is give up or never start - all of us have problems and challenges to say the least. When you give up…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Dec 26, 2013  
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How To Accept Yourself For Who You Are Today
How do you feel about yourself? How do you feel about your situation? These are important things to look at. Your feelings matter. How to accept yourself for who you are today begins with knowing how you feel. Do you feel good about yourself? If so, good job! Pay attention…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Oct 24, 2015  
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Please Pass the Knife – I Want to Amputate My Arm
The inspirational story of Aron Ralston. 127 Hours, hand between a “Rock and a Hard Place”, another rock. What now? Simple solution, amputate your own arm with a blunt blade of a utility tool. What's difficult about that? Who's the idiot writing this article? I watched a DVD last night,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Apr 22, 2012  
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How to Work Toward Growth
How do you work toward growth? You take action. You build habits. When you do, you'll begin to notice that, like a flower, people grow and bloom -- and that you can, too. Let's look at how to work toward growth. Your self improvement gives results when you take action.…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Aug 01, 2015  
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When Was The Last Time You Did A Random Act Of Kindness
The silly season is approaching, yes the year has flown by and as I get older and supposedly wiser the years seem to race faster than before. At this time of year Christmas is approaching and thoughts of presents and holidays are first and foremost on our minds. It is…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Dec 02, 2012  
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The Key to Happiness
This article is going to be very hard for me to write in a way. Well I don’t think I am unhappy, but I don’t always feel happy. I read a book recently about happiness, and it was very good. It had 50 different ways to feel happier. It was…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jul 27, 2011  
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Why God When Life Falls Apart?
Inevitably when hell breaks loose as with a broken relationship, we turn to God. There are dozens of questions. Why did God let this happen to us? Why me God? Did we forsake God and this is his payback? Is he testing our faith? Doesn't he care about me? Did…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Nov 30, 2011  
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Six Ways to Refresh Your Resume
Develop a ready-to-go CV Be prepared to move quickly when you see an interesting vacancy advertised. Do your research now into companies that you'd like to work for and make sure you weave in evidence of your qualities or values that align with the potential employer's. Including the right keywords,…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Nov 26, 2014  
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Change Your Mind
Nothing in the world is as powerful as a changed mind. I heard these words a few times. It never made much sense to me before. But sometime during the past few days it got stuck to me somehow and I mulled it over and over, until I have broken…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Apr 27, 2016  
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Bodybuilding Over 70 – The Story Of Ernestine Shepherd
Age is nothing but a number! That is how Ernestine Shepherd motivates those who think they are too old to start something new. “I practice what I preach”, she says. And that is exactly what she does. Ernestine Shepherd is a 75 years old woman who at age 71 decided…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jun 24, 2012  
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Tapping Into Your Genius
Guess what. You are a genius!! You may not have realized it.Perhaps, for most of your life, you were told otherwise. Regardless of what your current position is in life, you are one whether you believe it or not. Not only are you a genius ,but you are a unique…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jun 17, 2013  
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How Important Are Your Beliefs, Actions, Results
Hello and good day - How are you doing in your daily life, Is it - your life working for you - the way - you like it too? If not why? If so how? Could your beliefs be hold you back? How important are your beliefs? According to Tony…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Nov 19, 2013  
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Do You Have Written Goals For Your Growth?
Writing goals is important. Writing goals helps you to grow. Just the simple act of goal setting is a process that can change your life. Studies show that people who have written goals tend to succeed. It doesn't have to be hard. And you don't have to set lots of…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Oct 03, 2015  
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Integrity - Be True To Yourself!
In a world designed to teach you what to buy, how to live, and who to follow, we see individuals everywhere caving into the pressures of what everyone else thinks. This leaves little room for authentic personal expression and strong independent thought. Before we leave the house even what we're…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Mar 19, 2012  
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Southern Charm: A Gentleman's Journey
It's finally time to begin wrapping all of this together. I'm Joshua Kemp and I'm relatively new to the internet outside of Facebook and shaky camera movie piracy. I'm learning all sorts of amazing things I've kept hidden from like the 4chan or the Urban Dictionary. Boy, have I been…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Apr 27, 2015  
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Nothing Beats Being YOU !
I was recently having lunch at a friend's place and as usual the talk turned to some of our colleagues at work. One friend was complaining that certain people having an attitude problem at work. One of my friends reacted, saying, that many people have an attitude problem, especially some…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Sep 23, 2012  
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Laughing Can Make a Difference
The world is so full of problems today. There is no one way to even try and come up with a plan to fix them. We all have our own problems, and to us they are more important then anything that might be going on outside our own world. I…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jul 26, 2011  
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Body Trends
Everyday women are bombarded by images of what is perceived beauty in the United States. It's all over; in film, magazines, on the internet, and all around us. The mainstream fashion industry has made it very apparent they believe beautiful is a size 2 or a 0. Growing up I…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Nov 08, 2011  
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Peer - Pressured Into A Bad Diet
When I was a kid in school we used to watch videos and we had classes relating to how sometimes bad habits could get started from other people and how to avoid them if possibly. One main topic was peer pressure and with all I was taught I still wasn't…
By:  in  Self Improvement  >  Inspirational   Jan 04, 2014  
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